The Women Entrepreneurs of Central Illinois (WECI) will hold the third annual Women-owned Business Showcase on Wednesday, March 8, from 4:30-7 p.m. This event coincides with International Women’s Day, whose goal is to raise awareness about the struggles of women the world over and honor their achievements.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at Erin’s Pavilion in Southwind Park and showcase 66 women-owned businesses and 15 corporate sponsors. The first 200 guests will receive a swag bag filled with giveaways provided by the sponsors. Exhibitors will hold drawings for door prizes throughout the event. Cured Catering will provide complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available.

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